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believe that the bulk of them will be hosted here in san francisco because this will be where we reflect strong infrastructure of tourism, where we host things and do well. this is what san francisco is about. we have an incredible committee of people that have volunteered and put forth i want to be part of this team effort to, build a bay area super bowl event that will be not only long lasting for the sports itself but with daniel's leadership and supervisor feral that's been such an incredible partner in the dialogue to help us form our ideas. and for somebody who's spnt his personal time creating the educational links between our school district and kids and parents, to created a decisional open space in private efforts, we have the right team. today, in concert with mayor mathews and mayor reed with people in business, philanthropy, academia coming together, certainly under the very large umbrella of wanting and wishing and making sure this is the most philanthropic event the world's ever seen. it is appropriately hosted in san francisco. i have often heard when something happens in
i'm running for the board of supervisors in district 3. district 3 is san francisco moss achievely chinatown, north beach, pulp gulg, telegraph hill, nob hill and russian hill. i believe i can represent this diverse population of district -- since i have lived here for the last 35 years and raised three children who attended public school, as well as university here. and, now, i am a proud grandmother of four. also, i can communicate directly with the large population of chinese here, in the city. since i do speak many languages, including fluent in mandarin and cantonese. most candidates bank on political endorsements, and a large war chest. i believe in working directly with grassroots population, to help[ú it is the most important job of your supervisor. since@-átu i am an educator, i h at city college of san francisco, it is the nature of an educator to bring outxyx best quality in people, if one asks me, what would you do first, should you getgg i'd say working closely with different(7uv city departments, members of the community fate of central subway, which is most=a cont
where local artists come together and different san francisco communities form and strengthen our common bond. i grew up in plaza east public housing. it was a tough place back then, as a number of places in the district still are. the economic and family circumstances for everyone were pretty dire. i saw family and friends lost to the streets, to prison and death including two of my siblings, i saw terrible poverty, crime, drugs, hopelessness and violence and joblessness but that was not all that we had. those people that i grew up have something else, a fighting experience resilience, those people found it in themselves to help their neighbors family and friends however they could. we relied upon each other and out of the crisis we created a great community. this is the spirit of san francisco. and that is why i am so thrilled to be able to speak to you today and now, because so many of you watching are my family, my friends, people who form the same communities that raised me up from difficult beginnings into the woman i am today. i can think of no more important calling than to use t
went to the public schools here in san francisco. i'm running in san francisco as supervisor to fix some of the city's most pressing problems. i am very interested in fixing education. i was elected twice by the voters to the community college board where i have been dealing with tough issues, such as corruption, severe budget deficits and mismanagement. i have been able to make tremendous progress on all of these to fix the problems. now we need to return our attention to the city's schools. the city is not doing enough to help the district. we have a, shrinking cool year while the classes are increasing in size. >> i want to address the affordable, the city fees are going up and up and up and small businesses are priced out of the city and i need to work on that. i also am a sierra club activist. for 15 years working in the green energy field, i am a transit activist as well as well as working on parks. so in the environment i need to tell everyone, that muni is a priority, without muni the city will come to a stand still and it is not working properly right now. other cities can
my insurance. this is transformative. san francisco figured this out a while ago, the comprehensive health care really makes the difference not only at the individual level, but for increasing community health and wellness. so, again, a real signal -- real shout out to san francisco for your leadership. and a real signal to how we can potentially move forward as a nation. so, thank you. so, san francisco has been a model city for over 30 years in hiv prevention care and treatment. we look forward to working with you at the national aids policy. we are going to continue to do a lot of outreach, conversations, figuring out how to bring the community voice to the federal level. it is always helpful for us to remind ourselves what have we done today to prevent new hiv infections. what have we done today to improve somebody's life living with hiv. and we know to recognize and to realize the present vision of an aids regeneration, we need to continue to build more bridges, which is like this. so, thank you very much and congratulations. (applause) >> thank you, brandt. next i'd like to in
basic measure. it maintains and stabilizes the long-standing funding committee san francisco has made to affordable housing. just in the last two decades the city has helped it produce upwards of 20,000 permanently affordable housing units, boat both rental and home ownership. the state of california recently dissolved our redevelopment agencies across the state for various reasons, but one of the unintended consequences was that it eliminated one of the great funding sources for our affordable housing work locally. prop c restores that source essentially to the same level and continue to provide that long-standing commitment. >> thank you. starchild, can you offer some comments for the opposition? >> sure, and thank you again for having us. proposition c would actually subsidize housing for people earning more than the median income in san francisco among others and would reduce the amount of units in new development which go to so-called affordable housing, which isn't really even all that affordable. san francisco desperately needs more afrldable housing but this mer err, which e
in washington d c and the people will be well served by this project. thank you san francisco. >> secretary lahood. thank you very much for that wonderful news. >> [inaudible] >> it's a really truly a great day for san francisco. great cities need great public transportation systems, and you know what? you know what makes our city great with all these leaders? they listen. they listen to our communities. they understand -- because for years our communities pleaded we need better transportation systems what makes our leaders so great they listen and they act. that is so wonderful. that is what standard that we have for all of our public officials. secretary lahood if you could thank president obama from all of us. yes. [applause] because i know today we're going to spend a lot of precious moments thanking leader pelosi and congress women fine 79 and boxer and. >> >> we're going to thank all of our community members and from china town and all of them have worked very hard. these are not easy projects. they're very complicated and people had to work at the highest levels to make sure
? >> move adjournment in memory >> target of the first store in san francisco. i am steve bankly and president of the target stores in the san francisco bay area. i am very excited to be here for this event and i like to recognize san francisco mayor ed lee, ceo of united way anne wilson and west field group senior vice president anthony rich and you may have noticed we have our beloved mascot bulls eye with us. it's an exciting time for target. as you know 2012 50 marks our 50th year and we have a new concept and designs for the urban shopper and to complement the city's character and the small store offers the product but more suited to these lifestyles. instead of 20-pound bags of dog food you will find smaller bags and treats to manage to carry around. this is the first store in san francisco and we are activating our first stand alone active wear store and part of our brand by champion so what does it mean for you? high end apparel without the high end prices and what better way to introduce this concept than here in america's most active community and a joy to join t
ballot measures in this year's election, please visit the san francisco league of women voters at sfvotes.org. remember, early voting is available at city hall monday through friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm if you don't vote early, be sure hi, i'm richard janning, board member of the league of women voters. along with the league and sf gof tv, i'm here to discuss proposition e the city requires businesses it pay a flat 1.5 percent tax on payroll cost for work performed in the city. small businesses with less than 250,000 dollars in payroll costs are exempt from the tax. proposition e would create a new city business tax based on gross receipts rather than payroll costs. under the new system, the tax on payroll cost would be eliminated or reduced. businesses with gross receipts of less than 1 million dollars annually will be exempt from the gross receipts tax. the gross receipts tax rate would vary depending on the type of business and its annual gross receipts from its activity in the city. certain businesses that have their headquarters or administrative offices in san francisco th
of san francisco and the san francisco public press working with researchers at uc davis, developed an issue position survey for the supervisorial candidates. the candidates were asked to state whether they support or opposite 43 specific polices or policy proposals. many of which have recently divided the board of supervisors. as the candidates here tonight, london breed, julian davis, hope johnson, andrew resignato and thea selby answered. christina olague has not answered any of the questions. the survey responses were provided to team of uc hasteings ings students and representatives of league of women voters, who drew up the questions for tonight's debate. the results of the candidate survey are used by the san francisco public press to create a non-partisan voter guide that summarizes where the candidates stand on the issue and will be available on the website soon. meanwhile hvnnjp. preview you may pick up a copy of the current issue of the san francisco public press at the table in the back of the room, which has a fold out summarizing the candidates' position. a little bi
francisco. let me say something about heritage month in san francisco and your mayor. in the old days, you remember san francisco was known for passing all of these anti- chinese ordinances to limit the movement, the productivity of chinese in the city. we know two things. change happens. maybe the state of california is the state of golden opportunities, where we have a chinese-american mayor of san francisco. 35 years ago, congress members passed similar resolutions in both house and the senate to formally recognize the first 10 days of may as asian-pacific heritage week. one year later, president jimmy carter signed into law a joint resolution to officially designate the annual celebration. 11 years later, president george bush extended the weeklong celebration to an entire month. you know and i know that our mothers say that every day is asian pacific american day. i want to recognize all of the milestones the api has made in the state of california and in the entire country. the caucus has a record of 42 members in the asian caucus in congress. one of their very first things we want t
the position that, again, they are innocence until proven guilt y so that here in san francisco which is the position of the city that we should not be turning over innocent juveniles to immigration officials regardless of the potential situation. i think that domestic workers, unfortunately, are in a very challenging situation, i know personally that we have an in-home support services person come and help and work with us to help take care of my grandmother. this person was part of our family and this person was someone who was actually crit tal to maintaining her health. but in a work environment, you need to make sure that the rules are clear. so that legislation, tried to create rules in a work environment for some information and they had protection and they could have breaks and they could have all of the protections that we have when we go to work. >> i think this we are a country that is founded on immigrants and i think that actually my ancestors, many people in the audience have been and they came from around the world and across the world. started in new lifes themselves.
to some lbes in san francisco and they kind of agree to go with the flow. that doesn't work. we don't want to badger sfpuc. but the fact is we lost on the waste system improvement project, and we were not, i repeat, not lose on the sewer system improvement project. because i have over 500 young men, i brought some of them here. i don't want to fill this chamber with some strong men. i don't want to go there, but we will not lose unless we have meaningful discussion with the union involved. thank you very much. >> thank you very much. yes, sir. >>> thank you, commissioners, art jensen with bosca. i think this is a great thing the commission did when they extend it had to a regional program to include workers outside san francisco that are paying two-thirds of the water bills and contributing to the success of the system. one question i had about the wording, and i think it's fine the way i interpret it. it talks about projects done in conjunction with bosca member agencies where there is a cost sharing arrangement. and i wanted to mayke it simply matt i can this afternoon. if that includes
for in an economic and security commons. just as when we in san francisco see not only what the military can bring to the party and help us with, not only how we can interact with the military, but also we say to ourselves, it's also up to us to do everything we can for ourselves. we're not kind of an outfit, it's easier for them to collaborate with us. so, all of these things are important to us as we have these exercises. so, i say this is a very worthwhile enterprise that will keep going. i tip my hat to my friend mike who really has been leading us in these efforts. and now i say as also the slogan, i guess you call it this morning, maybe it's what the navy says. i think it's a very good phrase. a global force for good. that's what we've been practicing, a global force for good. thank you. (applause) >> thank you, sir. thank you. thank you very much, sir. (applause) >> and for all of you, tomorrow we're going to have the former secretary defense william perry speak. and the final speaker tomorrow will be the commander of north com, it will be the first time the northern command... >> ladies an
's biggest stage is in san francisco. the 2012 world series begins tonight. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is outside at & t park with what you need to know about the game. good morning, tara. >> reporter: the field is ready to go after taking a beating from the rain during that final game of the national league championship. if you look behind me here you can see we're at mccover i have cove and the ballpark is all it will up. that's how it will look tonight expect you will see 40,000 screaming fans inside. the stage was set. the field was painted yesterday with the world series logo. many believe verlander is the best pitcher in all of baseball. now the giants and the tigers had light workouts with batting practice at at & t park in the afternoon and the players are pumped. >> we know what kind of determination it will take to win. we know we're facing a really, really good team. and it will be a battle from the first pitch. >> reporter: marco scutaro will be one of nine venezuelans to sign with the giants to play in the world series. that is the most ever. the first pitch is se
what has happened to the park system where groups throughout san francisco are now getting together to say no to another park bond. why is this happening? is the park system really being effective in san francisco? the same national trust for public grants, which matt just mentioned, we are one of the best-funded parks in the country. yet you see so many parks with problems. you see so many people that are having problems with the recreation and parks department as they never listen to neighborhood concerns, they don't deal with neighborhood concerns, and what's happened is we feel that we have paid for these parks and we feel like we paid 100 percent. the mayor's office has stopped this payment and the city keeps asking the people who live in san francisco, the voters, to pass bonds to continue it support the park system. the 2012 bpbld was originally scheduled for 2014 and it has been moved up. about 41 percent of the 2008 bond, 73 million dollars, has yet to be spent. so we're asking ourselves why now, why with so many parks, with so many problems are you coming to us when
>> good morning and welcome to the san francisco county transportation authority meeting of tuesday october 23rd order, 2012. my name is david campos and i am the chair of the authority. madam secretary, if we can roll >> commissioner >> present. >> commissioner chu >> carmen chuy. commissioner cohen >> commissioner elsbernd >> present. >> commissioner >> commissioner >> present. >> vice chair wiener. we have quorum. >> please call item two. approval of the minutes. >> before we take action to this item. is there a member of the public that would like to speak on item two? seeing none. public comment is closed. colleagues, you have the minutes of the meeting before you. if we can take a motion to approve the minutes. motion by commissioner avalos. seconded by commissioner farrell. we will take that without objection. >> on item two. roll call. campos, >> roll call taken. item passes. >> if you can please call item number three. >> report, this is an information item. thank you very much. colleagues i have a very brief report today. we had two significant transportation events. on o
are in the same city, san francisco so congratulations. [cheers and applause] so for context i just want to mention a few things and this is no news to all of you here in the room and the people standing up with me today, but today in america more than 10 million people are living in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty and limited investment and opportunities for themselves and their children, and we know that one of the most important factors in determining the economic and financial success of peoples whether or not a child grows up in those high poverty neighborhoods? a. the fact that we can predict health, education outcomes of children based on the zip code, where they live is really a tragedy and it's not something that we as americans want to see as an outcome for the next generations and part of the obama's in fact and i have builds on this and the revitalization program and with choice neighborhoods including the planning grants we're announcing here in san francisco we intend to replicate that success across the count ree. as you know today every federal dollar is precious an
in the marina district. originally built for the 1950's exposition, the palace is situated on san francisco's number waterfront. it is ada accessible and is reached by the 28, 30, and 91 bus lines. set against the reflecting waters of the lagoon and eucalyptus trees, the palace is one of san francisco post most -- san francisco's most romantic spots to relax with that special someone while listening to the water and gazing at the swans. a beautiful to view from many locations along the mattoon, an ideal place to -- all -- lagoon, an ideal place to walk with a loved one. reservations for weddings are available at sfrecpark.org. discarding contains plants referred to by william shakespeare's plays and poems. welcome to the shakespeare garden here in the famous golden gate park. located near the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique sett
city of san francisco sfgtv meeting of the board of education occurring october 23, 2012 will begin shortly. the city of san francisco sfgtv meeting of the board of education occurring october 23, 2012 will begin shortly. >> this is the regular meeting for the board of education for october 23rd october, 23012, is called to order. >> commissioner fewer. >> here. >> miss maufus? >> here. >> miss mazzucco and dr. merasi? >> present. >> miss wynns? >> dr. murase? >> here. >> thank you. >> mr. yee? >> present. >> thank you. >> and miss wong here. >> and miss ly. >> here. >> i would like to stand up and joint us for the pledge of allegiance. okay. we are going to we have a fairly nice agenda for today and hopefully we will zip there it. >> item a, approval of board minutes of may, 8, 22, october 9ed. >> any objections? >> seeing none? >> mr. yee. >> yes. miss fewer. >> yes. >> maufus, yes. >> miss norton. >> miss wynn? aye. >> and mr. yee. aye. >> item b. >> presentation of the board of education superintendant report. >> superintendant carranza? >> thank you, members of the board and th
? >> i love san francisco. i love sandoval and scutaro. >> reporter: guess what, venezuela is in it to win it. >> we're thinking better than the garlic fries at the ballpark! >> reporter: way better, absolutely! >> joe, go ahead and sample. >> reporter: ma i? >> we are the press. where's the food! >>> the giants win is translating in dollars for bay area merchants. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us how one local merchandiser felt an impact immediately. >>> reporter: as fans celebrated, mike smith and his team at graphic sportswear were working overnight. >> great to be part of it to see your t-shirt on tv, players wearing t my friends, family calling me, is that your shirt? is that your shirt? >> reporter: workers went into overdrive after the giants won the pennant. the team of's win translated into a business win for smith. >> normally we're done with christmas orders during october. and usually now our presses aren't running. but this has really helped us. >> reporter: fresh off the printing screens to at&t's dugout store. the store opened earlier than normal but n
as is happening right now in the university of san francisco hospital system where our medical experts are sharing what they have learned on the battlefield for first responders and trauma support. we will share what we know about working with the amazing communication capabilities. northern california communication system and integrating those with our robust communication system, through dsca and the various military interagencies. we will do that, partly because it's interesting, partly because it's challenges, but because as someone said all disasters are local. somewhere there's a little girl or little by or grandmother that is counting on us to get it right. so i thank you in advance for that young boy, that young girl, that family, whose lives will be changed, whose lives may even be preserved, because of your efforts. thank you for inviting me here today, thank you for allowing me to learn from you, thank you for allowing me it share a little bit about what we do and mostly to simply say thank you, it was my pleasure to be here, secretary schultz, thank you, admiral beeman, thank you. la
as musical instruments. serving as a backdrop is a mural featuring images of local birds and san francisco's famous skyline. >> in the line between that is so natural, you can see birds and be in complete wilderness. i really like that about this. you could maybe get a little snapshot of what they are expecting. >> it is an interactive, keck sculpture that is interacted with by the visitor. >> they are a lot about and they fall down the belt. it moves the belt up, and if you it moves the belt up, and if you educator. for 20 years i was executive directoroq for the chiensbo1x"÷ education committee where i helped renelster 100,000 immigrants to vote in san francisco. participate in our democracy. and i have been active for more participation in our elections. so please vote:d this election cycle. i've also been a teacher of san franciscoy years. i've also owned a small business. my wife and i ownav business in the richmond district. i've neighborhood for many, manyrá years, most recently cochair of the richmond police community%$ advisory board regarding pedestrian safety, traffic, and ke
. the san francisco zoo says they did have their good luck for the charm. the orange headed monkey. born during the division series. they say that monkey the minute it was born the giants started winning. she hasn't been named yet but scutaro and posey are in the running for possible names. >> if you're going to today's worlds series game you're advised take public transportation. bart will be running extra trains. they will be running even longer trains. the vallejo bay link ferry is offering direct runs too and from the park all through the world series. cal train says if its trains are filled they will add extra service as needed. you can watch the world series right here on ktvu channel 2. the giants hosting the detroit tigers game one at at & t park. our coverage begins at 4:30 this afternoon. >>> this morning in contra costa county the coroner is due back at the scene of a plane crash to remove two bodies. the plane went down yesterday afternoon at marsh creek road. at first authorities thought only the pilot was on board. several hours after the crash they discovered a second body
and the experience. this is why i live here. >> the culture out here is amazing. it's san francisco. >> this is a legacy of the old warren hel ment and receive necessary funding for ten years after his death. >> there is a legacy that started and it's cool and he's done something wonderful for the city and we're all grateful. hopefully we will keep this thing going on for years and years to come. >> welcome to culture wire. we will look at the latest and greatest public art project. recently, the airport unveiled the new state of the art terminal. let's take a look. the new terminal service and american airlines and virgin america was designed by a world- renowned architecture's firm. originally built in 1954, the building underwent massive renovation to become the first registered terminal and one of the must modern and sustainable terminals and the united states. the public art program continues its 30-year legacy of integrating art into the airport environment with the addition of five new commissions that are as bold and dynamic as the new building. >> this project was completed
meeting for the city and county of san francisco home of the national league champions san francisco giants. it is tuesday october 23, 2012. madam clerk can you please call the roll. >> supervisor avalos. present. >> supervisor. >> go giants. supervisor cohen. cohen present. supervisor elsbernd. present. supervisor farrell. present. supervisor kim. present. supervisor mar. present. supervisor olague. present. supervisor wiener. present. and mr. president supervisor chiu is not in the chamber. >> thank you. given that supervisor chu just got married we will excuse her this week and will be excused and will you please join me in the pledge of allegiance. >> pledge one and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> colleagues we have board minutes from the meetings. could i have a motion on approve those minutes? moved and seconded. without objection that will be approved. madam clerk do we have any communications? >> there are no communications mr. president. >> if you could read items one through six.
or dinner in the evening. for those heading up to north beach for those here in san francisco is a great option. taking mass transit would be better. the light rail is quick to be installed. it's efficient. it is but anyway there of problems with some of the operators lately but my point being i want to voice my support for it. i think it should go forward. i think we should go forward with this proposal, and give all san franciscans and tourists, our families and friends a chance to come to the city, or if we live there go up to north beach have lunch or dinner and check out the things up there. thank you very much. i hope that you do have a great day. >> next speaker please. >> i have an overview. a couple weeks ago i made appeal here to this board after i was assaulted by san francisco soccer league officials wielding pipes. they knew i opposed to introducing hundreds of toxic infill material into the ocean view neighborhood and golden gate park. as you know they kicked me in the head and left me blooding with a concussion and after they targeted me on the corporate sponsore
board and sit here as commissioners to the san francisco county transportation authority. let us take it serious. often time, i see millions of dollars, no deliberations whatsoever. let it go forward. that nonsense should stop. that is utter disregard for the constituents. you are representing. you have to say something. if it's millions of dollars, $15 million. $5 million. $10 million, you just can't sit there and not say a word. okay the san francisco county transportation, the san francisco county transportation authority and the so-called experts. they don't even represent the diversity of san francisco. they don't represent the diversity of san francisco. how are we choosing this so-called experts? on lifestyle, something else? if you speak the truth, you say, that's not politically correct. what is politically correct? is transparency politically correct? is accountability politically correct? when a high-level mta official talks to me and says she doesn't trust or he doesn't trust the san francisco transportation authority, and the deliberation and if we say what we have to say
officials crosse line? and a black and orange waves cresting over san franciscoe many, many ways people are trying to cash in on the wod series. good evening i'm ken bastid. and i'm dana king. a bombshell comment - about women, rape, pregnancy, and. and it could play a critical role in which party controle united states senate. cbs 5 >>> a bombshell comment that could play a critical role in which party controls the u.s. state senate. cbs 5 reporter on the comment. >> the candidate is richard murdock, running as u.s. senate from indiana. it's a close race, one that the republicans are counting on to help them take control of the senate. here is what he said in the final minutes of his debate tonight when talking about abortion. >> i know there are some that disagree and i respect their point of view, but i believe that life begins at conception, the only exception i have for abortion is in the case of risk of the life from the mother. i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that god intended to happen. >> richard murdock's comments at a deb
and women of our armed forces and the men and women of the first responders of the san francisco bay area. fleet week for many years in san francisco was a somewhat [inaudible] affair and it has been transformed into this great coming together by the military and the first responders, the great coming together of our uniformed personnel and a great [speaker not understood] of san francisco. this amazing transformation in the last few years was due primarily to the vision and the dedication of three people, george and charlotte schultz and mike myers. i'd like to pause to thank all three of them for this work. (applause) >> and in april of 1996, my last year as secretary of defense, i met one morning intelligence briefing at 7 o'clock along with general charlie. the previous day general hughes had briefed us that the chinese military were to begin extensive military maneuvers in the taiwan strait. this morning we were stunned to learn that they had fired two missiles that landed just 10 miles off the coast of taiwan. the taiwanese had a presidential election underway, and the chinese were
'm the president of the friends of the san francisco commission of the status of women. and it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2012 ceda awards luncheon and thank you for mcing our event this year. this luncheon celebrates the advancement of women's human rights and we are so glad to see you all here. this is our fourth event and many of you have come back and we thank you for being a regular fun. the friends was founded in 1976. we support the work of the san francisco commission and department on the status of women. we organize events in the community and work to increase public awareness about issues affecting the lives of women and girls. so we're all about, we're all focused on improving the lives and well-being of women and girls socially, politically and economically and we strive to ensure an equal future for all. so first i would like to acknowledge the members of the friends. how many of you are members of the friends, may i see a raise of hands? oh, that's great. so at the end of the luncheon we want to make sure everyone is a friend, a friend to the san francisco comm
of the san francisco fleet week association and what a great fleet week we're going to have for 2012. thank you. this is the second time we've had the uss macon islands and i want to thank captain pringle and his entire crew. what a great ship and what a great crew. they turned this swear hanger deck around all right night and turned it into a conference room and it looks absolutely beautiful. thank you, captain, and your entire crew. i'm going to make this short because we're already running a little bit behind schedule, but san francisco fleet week for the third year is organized with i object credible participation from city, civilian agencies from all around the region and all of us our fabulous united states military, the coast guard has been fabulous in providing assets to protect everybody out on the bay. it is one heck of a logistics program to get this whole program started and here we are the culmination of nearly a year of planning. we've had exercises, we've had lots of meetings down in san francisco up at the marines memorial, this is a fabulous program, we had a great medi
voted in the very first election in san francisco in 1999 and they happened to be the latest iteration of the sunshine ordinance. andvy gone back and done the research and seen that you have not taken a single complaint for a hearing except the jewe l gomez and i think that the only reason that you did that was because the civil grand jury pointed it out in their report and you wanted to be able to say no, that is not true, we heard one. you know, it is really auful, and you can be as dismissive as possible, and it is really auful to sit in board and commission meetings and watch citizens denied their right to speak, being told that they are not allowed to speak about certain things. and then, they have to go to the sunshine ordinance task force and fight for those rights under the sunshine ordinance. then to get enforcement, they have to have it referred to you and you simply allow mr. st. croix to dismiss them all. and you wonder why i am a little ticked. i have four things on the 150 word summaries that i mentioned before that have all been approved by the sunshine ordinance task fo
steward of the process and look what it's producing for the rate payer here in san francisco. i'm sure most jurisdictions, knowing some of the mayors in those other jurisdictions, i don't think they've had as good a record as we've had here in san francisco. i want to say thank you. i think it's important to bring it out into the public view. >> thank you. it's definitely a team effort. a lot of detail. >> no question it's a team effort. my comments were directed to the team. any other comments? we don't need to accept anything. [speaker not understood]. >> there's no action. >> right, no action necessary. i guess there is an action necessary to go into executive session, closed session. >> thank you. >> any public comments before we move into closed session? all right, we need a motion to assert the attorney/client privilege. >> move to assert the attorney/client privilege. >> second. all those in favor signify by saying aye. >> aye. >> all right. >> closed session items, item 17, existing litigation lennon versus city and county of san francisco. item 18, existing litigation cadmin v
. the suspect was transported to san francisco general hospital and later succumbed to his gunshot wounds. in the bank robbery suspect in this incident displayed an outrageous lack of concern for life, public safety, and property for what the course of the criminal rampage that began in irvine, california. he used a firearm to rob to banks in southern california, of threatening to shoot the tellers if they did not comply. gave no consideration to anyone who got in the way of his criminal ambition or effort to escape. as a direct result of his disregard for anyone who might come in to counter with his criminal endeavors, and as well as san francisco police officer lives were jeopardized. the suspect complete disregard for the public put a great risk any person who might inadvertently cross his path, should he escape from the park. searchers got ryan, rubin reyes recognize the danger. even when faced with serious bodily injury or death, these officers remain steadfast and determined to protect not only themselves and one another, but the public at large from the disregard of the fleeing fug
decadas de latiolais, un bombero retirado de san francisco....ho y las autoridades resaltaron que el se encontraba fuera del estado y que de ninguna forma es sospechoso...l a clave de la investigacion ahora esta en esta camioneta volvo 2006, propiedad de la pareja. el sospechoso o los sospechosos robaron varias cosas de la casa y el carro de la victima que estaba estacionado fuera de la casa el auto fue hallado al dia siguiente en el bulevar brookdale de castro valley. segun la policia, testigos dijeron ver a un hombre similar al de este bosquejo, manejar el auto e irse del area estamos esperando que alguien miro a los sospechosos que traian este carro la noche de octubre 18 y octubre 19 mientras tanto vecinos, contienen los nervios ante lo ocurrido andrea blackburn/vecina could pudo haber sido cualquiera de nosotros, asi nos sentimos, no tenia que ser ella, no debio haber sido nadie. las autoridades no descartan que habria mas de un sospechoso, pero por ahora la busqueda se centra en este. posiblemente un hispano, joven, 17 a 19 anos, mas o menos 5 pies, 5 pulgadas de altura muy delgad
entire bay bridge getting wet now, all of san francisco at least the northern half towards the san mateo bridge rain from tennison, hayward back to san mateo burlingame, this is all sliding down to the south. if you live in the south bay, east bay valleys this is heading your way it is going to be wet in the next half hour to an hour. definitely going to be wet for the morning commute. let's find if there is any accidents. >> there are accidents. live shot of golden gate bridge water coming down, rain coming down, bart on time with the world series game they are adding extra trains. here is the problem "sig alert" highway 12 fairfield at red top road jacknifed big rig affecting both directions of highway 12, you want to use american canyon to get around. game time 5:07 expect a lot of traffic south of market around at&t park before and after the game. it is going to be tough this afternoon. >>> to expand on that game tonight the giants host the tigers in game one of the world series. baseball fans and local businesses are jazzed about the team's return to the series and money-making pote
a chant rate for that. this is a great day for san francisco. this is a labor of love. we know the economic and transit values of this. as an agency we are committed and not only committed to bringing this fruition on time but under budget as well. is that good? and we will continue the vil against of all of our assets and focusing on the priority number one is safety. this day is possible because of so many people that did so much work here. senator leno is here and the assessor. we have a wonderful working relationship with fta regional leaders and mtc and lazarus from the mtc board and the china chamber of commerce and the san francisco chamber of commerce and the market street association and the business improvement district and joe an hayes and mike from the building and trades construction council. anytime i get a chance to speak on the mta board i say i am so proud of what we do and we move 700,000 people in the city and it's a difficult task. we have a wonderful staff. we are privileged to have the talent of ed of course for his leadership and i couldn't tell yo
. >> there was a recent change to san francisco's codes that said you could not have more than one sitting turned on at any more than one time. so you cannot have multiple salaries and more for water savings. >> right. a lot of people like showers for two, and now, you are saying one valve for one shower. >> i think you could probably sit flow rates could be adjusted, and you could probably make it happen, but it is beginning to be very tightly regulated. tell us, when people come in to buy, what is it that they like? what are they actually buying? >> a lot of it has to do with style. first is for the lab faucet's. you have the widespread, the two handles, hot and cold. very modern design. >> people like modern. >> people like modern, but we are in san francisco, so we get a wide range. then the one hand, very popular, ada-approved. saves water. very easy to use >> > one of the standards for commercial, not residential, is that you have to be able to operate equipment with a single operation without tight grasping or pinching. so this actually allows that to happen. you can operate without having
a reservation for that. >> all that because san francisco's waterfront takes center stage for a global audience tonight when the giants host the tigers for the world series. right now outside at&t park a lot of excitement there, tonight unlike other nights, monday night into particular you can see some rain is coming down now. dozens of workers spent hours making sure the park will be shining. crews tackle the job of drying out after monday. nothing wrong with your tv set, the ferry building, many of san francisco's signature landmarks lit up in orange, every night during the world series. the work of a national league champion never ends, giants took batting practice yesterday to get ready. sandoval having a little fun. players kept loose by running and stretching in the outfield even tigers doing prep work. practice session gave the tigers a chance to work out kinks after a long plane ride and a long time off. here's manager bochy's pitching line-up zito will start tonight. bumgarner fame two. series moves to detroit, vogelsong starts game three saturday followed by cain sunday lincecum will
, as well. not just san francisco. but the entire bay area embracing this team and getting on this ride. we're all in it together. >> together until the end. the giants fanfare under way already. orange october, in full world series bloom. good evening, everyone. >> hold on for a wild ride. game one between the giants and tigers is tomorrow night. but the festivities began tonight. >> we have live coverage. we'll look at the differences between san francisco and the tigers' hometown of detroit. >> we'll start with kimberly on the orange carpet. this was the big ticket tonight at the giants gala. how was it? >> reporter: it was wonderful. people wanted to just celebrate. that party is wrapping up so people can head home and be here tomorrow. we heard fans say it over and over. when the giants win, the whole city celebrates. and that was the case tonight. >> you can feel the energy. you can feel it in the ballpark. but you can feel it in the city, as well. >> reporter: it was a gala affair of giant proportion, at the fairmont hotel. >> the city is exploding in orange. and we're so happy to be
with mahakari for the use of sfpc land at 1155 junipero boulevard, san francisco, california at a use of $500 per month. f, authorize the john bradivctionv manager to execute a joint funding agreement with the u.s. geological survey for an amount not to exceed $335,5 20 and with the duration of one year. g, authorize -- approve and authorize the general manager to execute amendment number 1 to extend the term of the memorandum of agreement between the sfpuc and the city of san bruno for project number cuw 301 03. the proposed amendment will extend the term of the agreement for 18 months with no additional funds required. h, accept the work performed by a roos construction company & associates for contract wd 263 4, approve modification no. 3, increasing the contract by 344,118, and authorize final payment to the contractor. i, accept work performed by a ruiz construction company for a total contract amount of 1,9 79,86 6 and authorize final payment to the contractor. * j, authorize and ratify the execution of the extension of the joint exercise of powers agreement with the bayshore sanitary
for two reasons. one, during the ceremony i get extremely hungry. secondly, san francisco we have the highest per capita number of restaurants of any city in the country, and my district apparently has the highest number of restaurants per square mile of any square mile in our city, and we have so many amazing restaurants it literally takes my staff several meetings and i to hash out who we think should be recognized every year and it's my honor to recognize a relatively new restaurant in north beach and extremely loved in the neighborhood. i would like to invite up liz. i think i saw you back there. if you could step up to the microphone and liz is half of the partnership of dane and liz and the partners behind bottle cap. they lived in north beach sing 2008 and the story of bottle cap this amazing couple wondered why there wasn't any restaurants with the farm table approach and keeping things local and the fisheries and farming throughout california and bottle cap opened up in 2010 of the former location of the washington square bar and grill and for you to know it was quite
much, i'm dennis kelley, in san francisco. and i join you in your flashing your orange and black tonight. i will let you know that i have made a wager with the president of the detroit federation of teacher and the michigan federation and i would urge you to reach out to john telfer the superintendant in detroit, although he had a heart attack at the beginning of this month and we hope that he is all right and can bear the whole idea of this. i have asked you to look at a couple of items on the agenda tonight, the first one is k-14. k-14 has you spending during these times, $8,700 to make a movie. and i would hope that someone would explain why that is a legitimate expense in these kinds of straightened times when we are going to the public and asking them to raise taxes in order to support the schools. look at k18, 20, and 22, and each one of those, the district is getting back money that apparently was not spent in previous years. and so, there is no expenditure obviously, but you are getting money. and the question is i think that one of these goes back to 2010, how have we be
>> welcome to the regular meeting of the san francisco ethics commission. >> submissioner sierra. here. >> submissioner leeann whiffen. >> commissioners rennee have been excused. >> i want to talk about the decision to hear and take possible action on the complaints. mr. chat field who is not here, wrote mr. shaw in may, the ethics commission regularly handles referals from the task force, however it will not ajudd kate these matters, in both complaints. he repeated that in his confidential memo to mr. shen and to mark kets of the district attorney office. because the allegation involves johnson and croy executive director of the commission, the agency cannot handle the matter. period. the commission is engaged in the discussion with the various outside agency and so forth and so on. that was in august of last year. i did a record search of your files. i just came back from sitting in the commissions office. there is absolutely records of any kind relating to discussions with any other agencies. the references to the san jose city attorney's office are dated 9 months after that.
. bart still experiencing 10 to 15 minute delays san francisco station out towards pittsburg bay point two trains now have those delays everyone else is on time. muni and caltrain, everybody else looking good. standing water north 280 at cesar chavez reason for spin-out there northbound 880 past 7th accident in oakland. take extra time this morning if you can. >>> 6:0 . giants begin final leg -- they host the tigers at at&t park for game one of the world series. here's a live look outside the park. game one underway at 5:0247 evening dozens of workers spent -- at 5:07, dozens of workers spent time -- there's nothing wrong with your tv coit tower, ferry building and several other landmarks lit up in original and will be lit up in orange every night -- in orange and will be lit up in orange every night during the world series. giants took batting practice yesterday many players kept loose by running and stretching in the outfield. tigers took their licks in the batting cage practice session guy tyings a chance to work out kinks after a long plane ride. here's bochy's line-up: zito starts
is covered but in 11 hours it's the show down between the detroit tigers and our san francisco giants. >>> search teams find a second body in the wreckage of a plane that crashed that contra costa county. what witnesses heard moments before that crash. >>> search under way for a man who murdered a woman inside her castro valley home liassic be who investigators are looking for and the likely motive for this crime. >>> it's a sprint to the finish with just about two weeks left until election day. the new poll and what it says about the importance of winning a debate. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day middle of the week i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. let's talk about weather this morning. good to go for the game i guess. fully think the game -- >> i think the game looks good. after the rain goes by we will be much improved today. some of it is heavy on the peninsula heading toward san jose. there is scattered light showers and also out toward vallejo and cordelia. look for morning rain to give way to partly sunny partly clo
el . >>> la tienda queacudi fenando es san francisco y aquí dan efectivo solo 600 dorales. >> > y la policía se dio cuenta que fue golpeada de manera brutal y esto es una víctima hispano y un ex bomberos en san francisco y el sujeto se llevo el auto ♪. en vallejos están ofreciendo una recmpensa para encontrar al autor de un crimen los afroamericanos. >>> un niñ perdió la vida y por donde esta y la parte trasera del vehículo no iba asegurado . >>> y comenzo el juicio y el enfrenta mcuhos cargos en la audiencia de hooy el acusado dice que si ataco y viol a las víctimas. >>> aquí la policía busca al respnsable de la víctima y el sospechoso es un hispano y si tiene información llame ala policía . > >> en el primer incidente esta en la calle y fue disparado donde fue muerto horas más tardes la policía no cree que los tirotes sea por esto . >> > y ellos colaboran los miembros y el mensaje es que le darán educación y capacitacion. >>> y el alguacil esta en lugar cercano y al principio horas más tarde esta en un segundo cadaver y despego en una pista y estudiantes dde
students and people. they represent the highest standard of service the san francisco police department has to offer. [applause] >> for this at the brewery, they will be presented the bronze medal of valor. [applause] >> i would like to call up a captain stephen tacchini, and officers jones and tapang. good evening. i would like to introduce officer brian jones, and eric tapang. on saturday, september 17, 2011 what working uniform patrol in the broadway corridor of columbus and broadway, officers were summoned. did the to and ask for their assistance in obtaining a subject that appeared to be acting suspicious, and was possibly wanted for criminal act. officers approached the subject. as they did so, they noticed he was rolling a marijuana cigarette in his hand. officer tapang remove the cigarette from the man's hand. his immediate response was to flee from officers. saturday night on broadway is pure chaos at 2:00 in the morning. hundreds of people leaving the nightclubs. these officers are chasing this person down the crowded street. as the chase went on for a few yards, but the suspect r
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